Fatuma is a widowed woman with five children, none of whom goes to school. They live at their own house that has neither electricity nor piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food.
Fatuma has operated this fruits and vegetables stall business for the past eight years. She sells from her home to her neighbors. She dreams of establishing a mini-greengrocer in the future.
With the loan, she wants to purchase bales of green vegetables, onions, potatoes, and tomatoes for resale. She decided to join Yehu to get financial support.
About Yehu Microfinance Trust
This loan is administered by Yehu Microfinance Trust, which was founded in 1998 as a project of CHOICE Humanitarian Kenya. In July 2007, Yehu became a separate entity from CHOICE and was registered as a trust. Since then, Yehu has expanded to cover over half of Kenya’s 13 coastal districts.